About Votorantim Cimentos (Votorantim Cements)
Votorantim Cimentos is one of the ten largest global cement, concrete and mortar companies. With 25 production units in Brazil and seven in North America, where more than eight thousand employees work, Votorantim Cimentos invests heavily in innovation, technology and quality. It was a pioneer in co-processing residues, collaborating with the sustainability of industrial activity, and it has strong social involvement in partnership with the Votorantim Institute.
The company markets more than 40 products in Brazil in the areas of construction solutions. Among its main brands are Votoran, Itau, Poty, Tocantins and Aratu. In the mortar line, it operates under the brand name Votomassa. In the lime line, it markets the brands Itau and Votoran. In 2004, Votorantim Cimentos reached a level of R$4.8 billion in net revenue, maintaining leadership in the cement and concrete markets, where it operates through Engemix.
Founded in 1936, the company is part of the Votorantim Group, one of the largest national capital corporations, operating in the sectors of cement, mining and metallurgy, pulp and paper, chemistry, agroindustry and finances.